A day after recording the highest single day count of covid-19 cases this year, Jammu and Kashmir reported 915 fresh infections while five more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.
Among those to have succumbed to the virus is a 40-year-old man from the valley.
Among the fresh cases, 288 cases were reported from Jammu division and 627 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total tally to 138390. 915 fresh cases which include 156 travelers and 15 CRPF troopers besides five minors was the second highest jump in the daily cases reported this year in the J-K.
Regarding the fatalities, the officials told that all five of them were reported from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall toll to 2034—1282 in the Valley and 752 from Jammu.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 362 cases, Baramulla 111, Budgam 27, Pulwama 15, Kupwara 38, Anantnag 25, Bandipora 12, Ganderbal 8, Kulgam 15, Shopian 14, Jammu 192, Udhampur 3, Rajouri 4, Doda 8, Kathua 11, Samba 11, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 8, Ramban 3 and Reasi 48.
A number of these cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of SKIMS Soura, CD hospital and GMC Anantnag. (GNS)